Christ: Flight into Egypt
Purchased by J.P. Morgan (1867-1943) in 1919
Christ: Flight into Egypt -- Joseph the Carpenter, nimbed, follows Virgin Mary, nimbed, wearing cross-inscribed veil, holding swaddled, cross-nimbed Christ Child in her raised arms. She sits sideways on ass led on reins by youth, possibly James, Son of Joseph, holding staff over shoulder. Two trees on mountains in background.